Tamil words for vegetables and fruits


Here I have covered Tamil words or meaning for vegetables and fruits. If you need any guidance for Tamil word for vegetable or Tamil word for fruits read the article below.

Vegetables name in Tamil


For most of the vegetable name it end with "kaai". The word "Kaai" in Tamil means Vegetable. Your pronunciation should be like "Shanghai".

1 Agathi - Agathi
2 Amaranth Leaves - Mulai keerai
3 Ash Gourd - Kalyana Pusanikka
4 Brinjal - Kathrikkaai
5 Beet root - Beet root
6 Broad beans - Avaraikaai
7 Basil - Tulasi
8 Bitter gourd - Pavakkai
9 Capsicum - Kudai Milagai
10 Cabbage - Muttai kosh
11 Cauliflower - Cauliflower
12 Carrot - Carrot
13 Celery - Oma ilai
14 Cluster beans - Kotthavarankai
15 Colocasia - Seppakilangu
16 Coriander Leaves - Kothamalli or simply malli ilai
17 Coconut - Thengai
18 Chow - Chow - Chow - Chow
19 Cucumber - Vellarikkai
20 Drumstick - Murungakai
21 Fenugreek leaves - Venthayam
22 Fresh mint - Pudhina
23 Fresh Beans - Beans
24 Green peas - Pattani
25 Gogu - Pulicha Keerai
26 Ladies finger - Ladies finger
27 Lemon fruit - Elumicchai
28 Mushroom - Kaalan
29 Onions - Vengayam
30 Plantain stem - Vaalai Thandu
31 Plantain flower - Vallai Pu
32 Potatoes - Urulai kilangu
33 Pumpkin - Pusanikai
34 Radish - Mullangi
35 Raw banana - Vaalai kai
36 Ridge gourd - Peerkankaai
37 Snake gourd - Pudalankaai
38 Soya Beans - Soya Beans
39 Spinach - Keerai
40 Spring Onion - Vengaaya Thaal
41 Sundaikai dry - Sundaikai
42 Sweet potato - Sakkaravallikilangu
43 Tapioca - Maravallikilangu
44 Tomato - Thakkali
45 Turnip - Turnip
46 Elephant Yam - Senaikilangu
47 Beans - Beans
48 Turnip - Mullangi

Fruits name in Tamil


Here Pazham or Palam in Tamil means fruit. So to describe a fruit you need to spell Pazham in the end of every fruit name.
Apple – Apple pazham
Banana – Vazhai pazham
Blackberry – Naga pazham
Custard apple – Seetha pazham
Dates – Pericham pazham
Fig – Atti pazham
Guava – Koiya Pazham
Grapes – Thiratcha Pazham
Jackfruit – Pala Pazham
Lemon (sweet) – Kolinchi pazham
Lime – Elumichai pazham
Mango (ripe) – Mam pazham
Melon musk – Mulam pazham
Water Melon – Tarpoosani or Thanni Palam
Pomegranate - Mathulam pazham


Comments

Author: Chitralekha04 Apr 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

Venkat
A very useful article for the kids and for some married girls too. I would like to share an incident regarding this. Last week, when I went to Pazhamudir nilayam, a stylish tamil lady with jeans and kurta came inside,looked here and there, saw the green peas and asked me "excuse me, idhu mochai kaiya". She was actually searching for the field bean there. The article you have posted will really be of help.

Author: venkata Kumar05 Apr 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

Ya, I too faced the problem when I went Kerala. This made me to post this article. Thanks for your response.



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